Are you an instructor? This article is a must read.
The problems aroused during any immersion (open water or not) are not always easy to identify. Being an instructor is a huge responsibility, sometimes, the public do not comprehend the complexity of this sport.
It’s imperative that everyone should be checked by a physician prior to starting a diving course, the physical exam especially should look for Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO) and precautions should be taken for those suffering from hypertension.
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Steve has been a scuba diver for 30 years and became editor of Diver magazine in 1996, following 10 years with BBC World Service and the 10 before that in-motoring journalism.
Divernet: Diving instructor cleared in ‘safety-stop’ death case.
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